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Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars
Fall 2011

All Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Seminars are held Mondays at 3:30PM, in 112 Newins-Ziegler Hall. Cookies and coffee are always served.


Grad student orientation, no seminar.


Jennifer Seavey, WEC
“Decadal changes in oyster reefs in the big bend of Florida's gulf coast”


Labor Day - No seminar


James Watling, Research Faculty, WEC, Ft Lauderdale REC
“Landscape structure, invasive species and climate change: describing the biotic response to the drivers of global change ”


John Blake, Professor, WEC
“Manakins, woodcreepers, and cameras: Behavioral and ecological studies in eastern Ecuador”


Ray Huffaker, Professor and Chair, Department of Food and Resource Economics, UF
“Detecting dynamic structure in historical data: the case of community dynamics in a university ecosystem”


David Wilkie, Director, Conservation Support, Global Conservation Program, Wildlife Conservation Society, New York, New York
“Evaluating livelihood impacts of conservation projects”


Ricardo Rozzi, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
“Field Environmental Philosophy: A methodological approach to confront biocultural homogenization in a rapidly changing world”
Co-sponsored by Center for Latin American Studies


Mike Conner, Scientist, Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center
“Predation in the fire forest and wildlife populations”


Jeff Hostetler, Postdoctoral Fellow, Migratory Bird Center, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
“Fitness of Migratory Birds in a Changing World”


Tyler Campbell, PhD., Feral Swine Project Leader for USDA-APHIS Wildlife Services, Florida Field Station, Gainesville
“Bacon Busting Research Style: Feral Swine Research at the National Wildlife Research Center”


Marty Main, Professor, WEC
“Scholarship of extension”


Grady Roberts, Professor in Agricultural Education and Communication and Director of the CALS Teaching Resource Center, UF
“Scholarship of teaching”


Tom Devitt, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California MEXUS - CONACYT Institute of Biology, National Autonomous University of Mexico
“Speciation and Hybridization in the Salamander Ring Species Ensatina eschscholtzii”


David Oi, Research Scientist, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA Agricultural Research Service
“Rants about ants and the battle against fire ants and other invasive ants ”


MS symposium